Sharpsburg borough council unanimously approved a kayak concession rental recently at the James Sharp Landing.
The outdoors nonprofit Venture Outdoors will locate a Kayak Pittsburgh rental site for a one-year pilot program.
Sharpsburg Mayor, Brittany Reno said she was excited that residents would have the opportunity to kayak the Allegheny River from a borough site.
The pilot program includes kayak and fishing rentals five days a week as well as programs for local children, seniors and the general public, said Valerie Beichner, president, and CEO of Venture Outdoors.
Programs will include Sunrise Paddles; Twilight Paddles; Mature Monday Paddles; Trianglers Fishing; Beginner Paddles and more.
Sharpsburg residents will receive a 15% discount on all rentals.
Details on opening day and operating hours are forthcoming.